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Sempervivum ‘Pacific Blue Ice’

This cold hardy succulent has an icy-blue rosette with leaves that turn pink to purple when stressed. This succulent is monocarpic, meaning it will die after blooming. Watch for pink flowers in the summer.

Quick Look:

  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Plant grows up to 3 in (7.6 cm) tall
    Plant grows up to 8 in (20 cm) wide

  • Zone 5a (Minimum -20°F | -28.9°C)

  • Cold hardy

  • Propagation by offsets

  • Generally non-toxic to people and pets

  • Winter dormant

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Sempervivum ‘Pacific Blue Ice'

Sempervivum ‘Pacific Blue Ice' is a clumping succulent that shows of its best color in the cold temperatures of winter. The rosettes are deer resistant.

Watering

Sempervivum ‘Pacific Blue Ice' has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Where to Plant

‘Pacific Blue Ice' is cold hardy to -20°F (-28.9°C), and will survive the winter under snow.

How to Propagate Sempervivum ‘Pacific Blue Ice'

Sempervivum ‘Pacific Blue Ice' produce small rosette offsets, or “chicks”. Cut the offsets off from the main stem with a sharp, sterile knife or scissors. Allow the offsets to dry for one to two days before laying on well-draining soil.

Please note that ‘Pacific Blue Ice’ will not come true from seed.